Man United reports positive COVID-19 tests ahead of Premier League games

AP , Sunday 12 Dec 2021

Some players and staff members at Manchester United reported positive tests for the coronavirus on Sunday.

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Manchester United s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo (L), Manchester United s Brazilian defender Alex Telles (C) and Manchester United s Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes (R) prepare to take a freekick during the English Premier League football match between Norwich City and Manchester United at Carrow Road Stadium in Norwich, eastern England, on December 11, 2021. AFP

The people who tested positive were sent home before training and the Premier League was notified. The rest of the squad trained and practice was adjusted to individual and non-contact sessions.

United is scheduled to play Brentford in the Premier League on Tuesday.

Tottenham had a coronavirus outbreak last week, forcing the postponement of two of its games _ including a match at Brighton in the Premier League.

British newspaper The Sun was the first to report the positive tests at United.

United played Norwich away on Saturday, winning 1-0, and the whole traveling group tested negative in routine tests.

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